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Scary Video of a Kayaker Swimming Down a Flooded River

With spring well on its way, the rivers of the Pacific Northwest are in full flood stage. In this video professional kayakers Aniol Serrasolses, Rafa Ortiz and Ben Marr rescue a fellow boater who went for a swim in the flooded Wind River. 

For anyone who has run rivers before this video is terrifying. There is an abundance of strainers, rocks, and wood on river right. The swimmer was in the water for over three minutes, getting a serious beatdown in the process. I'm glad Aniol was able to rescue this guy before something more serious happened. 

Stay safe out there. 

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Chris Sharma Is Now in a…Polo Ralph Lauren ad?
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Chris Sharma Is Now in a…Polo Ralph Lauren ad?

Chris Sharma Is Now in a…Polo Ralph Lauren ad?

The rock climbing world has never been immune to influence from outside parties. A few years ago, we saw that infamous Citibank commercial featuring none other than Alex Honnold and Katie Brown. Now, everybody’s second favorite free-soloist, Chris Sharma, gets the Polo Ralph Lauren Fragrance treatment. Not sure what to think of this, but they made sure to get the shot of him taking that shirt off. Either way, Sharma still crushes.

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Here’s What Goes into A High-Angle Climbing Rescue
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Here’s What Goes into A High-Angle Climbing Rescue

Here’s What Goes into A High-Angle Climbing Rescue

Climbing is inherently a dangerous sport, and the fact is accidents do happen. Luckily, many popular climbing areas around the US are close enough to major metro areas that SAR teams can respond almost immediately. Last week, a climber was involved in an accident in Eldorado Canyon, a classic climbing area near Boulder, CO. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group was quick to respond, and made a short film detailing what goes into rescue off a vertical rock face. 600 feet of rope, medical equipment, and

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Toxaway : A Southeastern Whitewater Gem
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Toxaway : A Southeastern Whitewater Gem

Toxaway : A Southeastern Whitewater Gem

Come flying down some whitewater on the Toxaway River, with some nice proper flow! The Toxaway is a true whitewater gem to Western North Carolina and particularly the escarpment. It's going to be hard to forget this rad day out on some massive whitewater!